Anime in America

Chronicling the rise of anime and its journey from Japan to Saturday-morning cartoons in America. Western fans have since swarmed to anime...but not without some drama and bloodshed. Crunchyroll presents Anime in America hosted by Yedoye Travis.

https://www.animeinamerica.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 10 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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The Streaming Wars


They say love can’t bloom on the battlefield but does that apply to anime? In the finale of Anime in America we catch up on where anime is now, streaming’s impact on the anime industry, and answers life's biggest questions: What IS anime? Guests: Kun Gao, Grace Opigo


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   42m
 
 

Raised by TV


Remember how many failed attempts there were to get Dragon Ball onto TV? Yeah, neither did I but here we are. We also take a dive into what most millennials credit as their first taste of anime with Toonami. Guests: Jason Demarco, Roland Kelts 


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   53m
 
 

At The Movies... Eventually


Who would have guessed it was tough getting any store to pick up AKIRA or the arduous road to get a single Ghibli film to the states for it to be the only anime film to eventually win an Oscar. Guests: Jerry Beck


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 2020-08-25  34m
 
 

Manga in America


If you’re tired of every movie being based on a comic book in the states….boy do I have bad news for you. Manga (Japanese comics) is a major part of the anime industry in Japan...but they’ve had and continue to have a hard time in America. Guests: Rachel Thorne, and Nick Rowe


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 2020-08-18  41m
 
 

episode 6: Yes I Do, Hentai Too


Your average American has a very specific view of Anime and most of the time they think it’s tentacles and anime babes but we’re here to set the record straight. Also, It’s called Hentai and it’s ART.


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 2020-08-11  30m
 
 

episode 5: 3.33 You Can (Not) Attend


Things have changed since the recording of our convention episode so we’re bringing you a special bonus episode to talk about the new convention landscape in a Covid world.


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 2020-08-07  26m
 
 

episode 4: The Long Con(vention)


From humble beginnings, conventions were 5 people in a room huddled around a VCR and a tube television. Now they’re attended by hundreds of thousands of people and take an army to put on. Also, the world of being a professional cosplayer. What a world!


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 2020-08-04  1h2m
 
 

episode 3: Robots, Real Estate, & Silvio Berlusconi


Localization is a messy world, especially in the 80s’, but that doesn’t stop Harmony Gold (a company, not a person) from mashing up a few shows to create the first big anime, Robotech. Also, you’ll never believe how former Italian prime minister and known criminal Silvio Berlusconi is involved!


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 2020-07-28  28m
 
 

episode 2: In the Beginning There Was Fansubs


Before you could go online to watch literally any and every anime you had to send a letter, a check, and wait a few months for a VHS of maybe 4 episodes. Also, doing that was a crime.


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 2020-07-28  31m
 
 

episode 1: Anime in America Trailer


Chronicling the rise of anime and its journey from Japan to Saturday-morning cartoons in America. Western fans have since swarmed to anime...but not without some drama and bloodshed. Anime in America is hosted by Yedoye Travis.


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 2020-06-26  1m
 
 
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